December 27, 2012

Myrtle Beach developer Ford Shelley wants new trial, says he was misled into pleading guilty

Condominium developer Ford Shelley – who is scheduled to report to prison on Wednesday to begin serving a 20-month sentence for mortgage fraud – has asked a federal judge to put that prison sentence on hold, saying he was misled by his former lawyer into pleading guilty to a crime Shelley says he did not commit.

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